Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Spring Swap

It was a cold rainy Monday here, not a day you really feel like going back to work, but would rather stay home and knit. But, when I got home there was a wonderful surprise, my package from Cindy my Spring Swap Pal!

There are filled chew hooves for the girls, some peanut butter biscuit (they love peanut butter) some pig ear chew alternatives! For me, there is a manicure set, an organic milk chocolate bar, YUM! Lavendar hand lotion, a brush and pumice stone, and yarn! One hank of creamy merino! And two balls of Cascade cotton yarn!

Thanks Cindy, it is all so wonderful!

Over the weekend I finished the socks! I know I didn't think it was going to ever happen either. But here they are:

I am not happy with how they turned out but, they will be warm and comfy.

I started a sweater vest for the hubby for summertime, it gets cold in his office with the AC in the summer, but a full blown vest is a little much so I am making the "Big Easy Vest" from Maggies Rags. He picked out the pattern and yarn, it is a very soft peruvian wool. And so far it is quite an easy knit.
I'm think this won't take as long as the socks. LOL.

Hope everyone had a great weekend and planning a great week!


Cindy said...

I'm so glad you liked the pressies. I hope the girls enjoy their treats. Grover worked on them. I had trouble getting the box away from him:) I love your socks. Sometimes handknit socks are best for padding around the house. I have several pair that turned out that way. I still love them.

Nichole said...

Great swap package! I mailed mine off to my pal yesterday...
I love the socks... if its the "different" toes you don't like, I think that just adds character and charm...

NH Knitting Mama said...

Hi, Milly! Maybe if you lightly felt your socks you'll be happier with them?

Nice swag from your swap partner!

wendy g said...

What a fun swap package! The socks are so pretty and I bet they will grow on you.

fireflynights said...

Wow, you've got your doggie swap package already? I haven't even packaged mine up yet.

I have selected you as one of the people to feature in a book tag that came my way. I ended up choosing all five people from the Dogs on Thursday group. Didn't know we had so many readers in the group. There are instructions on my blog and it doesn't take much time. The post will be up late Wednesday afternoon.

fireflynights said...

Looks like a great swap gift.